Two people meeting Weekly one-on-one meetings between workers and their managers has the potential to benefit the entire organization.

For Gen Z workers, weekly one-on-one meetings with their manager that include emotional check-ins make all the difference in the world, according to 15Five’s report, “The Next Generation Workplace.”

“Not everyone is comfortable discussing mental and emotional health, and nowhere is the comfort gap felt more than between the various generations of workers,” the authors write. “The current workplace represents a melting pot of Gen Zers, baby boomers and millennials — which is a beautiful thing for a collaborative, evolving workplace. But these differences also have the tendency to stall more intimate one-on-one discussions.”

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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